Post Number : 3CUPAX0001RP
Grade : D-1
Parent Sector : Priority Africa and External Relations Sector (PAX)
Duty Station: Havana
Job Family: External Relations
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 11-JUN-2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
The UNESCO Office in Havana has a dual function: Regional Bureau for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean and Cluster Office covering three Member States (Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti).
Under the overall authority of the Director-General, the direct supervision of the Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations (ADG/PAX) as regards the overall functioning of the Office and representational functions, and that of the Assistant Director-General for Culture (ADG/CLT) as regards the programmatic aspects related to the functions of the Office as Regional Bureau for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean, and in close consultation with other Programme Assistant Directors-General (ADGs) as regards the cluster function of the Office, the incumbent acts as Director of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean and Cluster Office for Cuba, Dominican Republic and Haiti, and as UNESCO Representative to Cuba and Dominican Republic.
The incumbent works within the framework of UNESCO’s Medium-Term Strategies (C/4s), approved Programmes and Budgets (C/5s), the Priority Gender Equality Action Plan and international agreed development agendas such as Agenda 2030, in particular as regards to their regional and subregional dimensions.
The incumbent works to ensure development and implementation of consistent strategies and to improve the overall delivery, promotion and accountability of the culture programme in the region.
The incumbent positions UNESCO as a trusted development partner in the countries covered by the Office by providing intellectual, strategic and operational leadership to the Office, participating in the activities of the UN at the national level in the countries covered by the Office and at the regional level, and managing external relations and partnerships.
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